Author Archives: Brian Greenberg

#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 12 – IBD Tip Tuesday: Brandi Chastain and IBD Game Plan

We are very excited about this episode of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast. The IIF’s Brian Greenberg had the honor to interview Brandi Chastain of the Olympic gold medal winning soccer team and the World Cup winning teams as well. They discuss her son Jaden’s newly diagnosed Crohn’s disease, how they are tackling … Read More

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#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 11 – IIF Friday: Beyond the Bathroom Awareness for IBD

In episode 11 of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discusses how Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are not what so many believe them to be, they aren’t just bathroom disease. In reality Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis have an endless list of symptoms that impact a patient both physically … Read More

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#WeWillBeatIBD Episode 10 – IBD Tip Tuesday: Preparation for Emergencies with Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

The IIF’s Brian Greenberg brings you another episode of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast and our IBD Tip Tuesday series. This is where Brian talks about IBD and gives quick and to the point advice on how to live with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. In this weeks episode Brian talks about how … Read More

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Anal Fistulas: The Symptom No IBD Patient Likes To Talk About

Fact: Crohn’s disease can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. Understandably, people don’t talk much about one of the most painful symptoms that can accompany Crohn’s: anal fistulas. For most people, these are very difficult and embarrassing to discuss, as they can result in bleeding, infections and the … Read More

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#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 9 – IIF Friday: The Intense Intestines Scholarship

Our team at the Intense Intestines Foundation is very proud of the programs that we have developed to help patients with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and ostomies out NOW! In this episode, the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discusses the Intense Intestines Scholarship and how it impacts the lives of young adults striving … Read More

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Change Your Life With IBD In 12 Weeks

Recently I was asked to read a book called The 12 Week Year by Brian T. Moran, and it has changed my life. The book is not about changing your life if you live with a disease; it’s generally about life management and sales. Nonetheless, I still found many of the tips … Read More

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#WeWillBeatIBD Podcast Episode 8 – IBD Tip Tuesday: Hydration with Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

In this weeks episode of IBD TIp Tuesday on the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discuss the importance of hydration with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, how it impacts the body, and give 3 easy to follow suggestions on how to make staying hydrated a little easier. Want to get … Read More

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Episode 7 of the #WeWillBeatIBD Podcast – IIF Friday: Mission and IBDebt Grant

Welcome to another episode of the #WeWillBeatIBD podcast and our new series IIF Friday where we will be discussing a variety of topics on the IIF mission, programs, events, awareness projects and more. In this episode the IIF’s Brian Greenberg discuss the IIF mission and one of the IIF’s main programs … Read More

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Episode 6 of the #WeWillBeatIBD Podcast – IBD Tip Tuesday: The Best Medicine for IBD

What is the best medicine for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis? It’s hard to find at times but simple at the same time. It’s having a positive mindset. IIF Founder and President, Brian Greenberg discusses how having a positive attitude can change everything when taking on the challenge of IBD in … Read More

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Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn’s & Colitis 2017

On Sunday, May 7 2017 the IIF will be riding for the fifth time in the Five Boro Bike Tour around New York City. This ride is for ALL ability levels and doesn’t require a large amount of training.  The 40+ mile tour goes through all five boroughs of New York … Read More

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Brian Greenberg Completes the NYC Marathon with Crohn’s and an Ostomy

IIF Founder and President Brian Greenberg was on a mission this fall. Complete over 100 miles of races to benefit patients with cancer, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. This past Sunday on November 6th, he completed that mission by crossing the finish line of the New York City marathon. His goal … Read More

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Living With The IBD Merry-Go-Round

Author: Brian Greenberg Recently, I was walking my dog around a park and saw a group of kids running around a merry-go-round. There were multiple times that everything was going smoothly, kids were running properly, and it was moving fast. Then, there were a few times when the merry-go-round came to … Read More

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6 Ways To Stay Positive With Crohn’s And Ulcerative Colitis

Author: Brian Greenberg Ever feel like there is nothing you can do in order to reach a better quality of life with your IBD? Does Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis make you feel like there is almost a dark rain cloud that just follows you around and takes all the sunshine … Read More

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Row Row Row Your Boat with Crohn’s And Ulcerative Colitis

Every once in a while you hear something that no only makes complete sense but also blows your mind. Have you ever thought about how the song we all grew up with, actually had a much deeper meaning? Add on the extra statistics and thoughts that Youtube sensation Prince Ea includes … Read More

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100 Miles For Cancer, Crohn’s, And Ulcerative Colitis

This fall the IIF’s own Brian Greenberg will be taking on yet another challenge despite his Crohn’s disease and ostomy. He’ll be completing a 70.3 half Ironman on October 2nd and then the New York City marathon on November 6th. This adds up to almost 100 miles of races in just … Read More

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